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Grizzlies, Ja Morant agree to five-year max extension

Morant’s extension will include Rose Rule language allowing him to earn a starting salary worth 30% of the 2023-24 cap instead of 25% if he makes an All-NBA team again next season. Based on the NBA’s latest cap projection of $133M for the 2023-24 season, Morant’s deal would be...
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REPORT: Ja Morant Locked in With Memphis After Signing Max Extension

Ja Morant has reportedly agreed to a max extension deal that’ll last five years on Thursday, per his agent and NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. After four seasons, Morant has emerged as a certified superstar after winning Most Improved Player of the year, earning his first All-Star bid, and being named to the All-NBA Second Team. Morant also averaged 27.4 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 6.7 assists per game while leading Memphis to a 56-26 record, good for second place in the Western Conference. Morant led the Grizzlies to the second round of the Western Conference playoffs before Memphis fell to the eventual champion Golden State Warriors in six games.
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Elvis Presley's Childhood Home Is Up For Auction

Elvis Presley’s childhood home is up for auction, giving fans a chance to live the life of the king wherever they want. Presley lived in the blue-planked home from 1943 to 1944. It was originally located at 1241 Kelly Street in East Tupelo, Mississippi, up until five years ago. In 2017, the house was carefully taken apart and preserved for later reassembly.

Report: Grizzlies' Ja Morant to sign 5-year rookie maximum extension

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant has agreed to a five-year, $193 million designated rookie maximum extension, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. This extension was merely a formality for the point guard voted the NBA’s Most Improved Player in his third season and who also finished seventh in voting for league MVP.
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Morant Inks Rookie Maximum Extension With Grizzlies

Grizzlies star Ja Morant has reportedly agreed to a five-year, $193 million designated rookie max extension, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal has a possibility to reach $231 million based on incentives. Shortly after Wojnarowski reported the deal, the 2022 All-Star let Grizzlies fans know that he was...

What we know about the max-contract extension just signed by Ja Morant

Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant agrees to max-contract extension. NBA superstar Ja Morant has officially agreed to the most lucrative contract in franchise history. The All-NBA point guard and the Memphis Grizzlies agreed to a five-year, $193 million contract that could be worth up to $231 million if certain benchmarks or incentives are met, according to ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski.

Police investigate possible murder-suicide in West Memphis

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — The West Memphis Police Department is investigating the shooting deaths of a man and woman as a possible murder-suicide. On June 27 at 12:33 a.m., officers responded to a shots fired call in the 800 block of Madison Avenue. Police said officers found two gunshot...

Not enough chicken leads to gunfire at anniversary party

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police say a man tried to kill his brother-in-law during an argument at a couple’s anniversary party in South Memphis. Police say Deandre Dandridge and Tiara Munn were celebrating their fifth anniversary April 8, and had invited several family members to a party at their home on Woodland Avenue. That’s when police […]

Two dead in possible West Memphis murder-suicide, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Two people are dead after a possible murder-suicide in West Memphis Monday. Police say officers responded to a shots fired call on Madison Avenue after 12:30 a.m. They entered the residence and found two gunshot victims. The victims, a man and a woman, were pronounced dead at the scene. West Memphis officials have […]